Save the date so you can join us for the 1oth annual Soar on the Shore kite flying event organized by the Friends of Crescent Beach and the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce.

This free, family-fun event is not to be missed!

TIME: 11:00AM-4:00PM

Crescent Beach in Algoma, WI is the place to be Saturday, August 17, 2024!  Official event hours are 11AM – 4PM, but feel free to set up your spot beforehand for prime enjoyment.  Stay tuned for the details for the 10th Annual Soar on the Shore Kite & Beach Festival in Algoma, WI!

Soar on the Shore Kite & Beach Festival Algoma, WI August 19, 2023

2023 Event Information
Unique Flying Objects of Two Rivers, the WI Kiters Club, the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce and Friends of Crescent Beach invite you to join us for a fun-filled day on Crescent Beach here in Algoma, WI for Soar on the Shore!

Kite flying is fun for the whole family and is sure to bring out the kid in all of us. Come watch the professionals as they soar kites both big and small and enjoy a day at the beach!

Here is a handy map for the 2023 Soar on the Shore.  Lake St. from Dairy Dean’s to Fremont St. will be closed to through traffic.

2023 Soar on the Shore MapThe Wisconsin Kiters Club sends giant kites up in the air while the Fire & Ice Stunt Kite team maneuvers multiple kites in the air doing twists and turns with such precision!

– Sky filled with giant kites of all shapes and sizes!
– Stunt kite flying to music
– 11:30 am Cannon Firing and maritime history open chat with Bob Desh, former Director of the Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay
– Kite candy drop (scheduled at 1 pm, watch Facebook for updates)
– Kite necklace craft with CTI Hospitality
– Kite suncatcher craft with Art Beet Kewaunee County
– Face painting and balloon twisting with Mischief and Magic (11 am – 3 pm)
– Meet and greet live reptiles with Peninsula Reptile House
– Beach Scavenger Hunt
– Plein Air Easels for budding artists
– Beach toys and sand castle tools
– DNR Warden’s boat on display
– Firetruck
– Sunscreen samples and application education with Dr. Shane Colvin, pediatrician at Door County Medical Center
– DJ, dancing and fun!

– Pulled Pork Sandwiches and mac & cheese with Capt. Tom’s BBQ
– Loaded nachos, nachos, popcorn with Algoma Boy Scouts
– Burgers, Salmon’s Hot Dogs, and nachos with Algoma Lions Club
– Boiled sweet corn, hot apple pies, and lemonade with Algoma School District Destination Imagination
– Ice cream truck with Sweet Escapes

Fly your own kite, make a few crafts, and enjoy the sandy beach along the shores of Lake Michigan.

Soar on the Shore is put on by Friends of Crescent Beach and Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce.

Follow HWY 42 or 54 right into the center of Algoma right along the Lake Michigan shore!

Come learn about kite flying or bring your own and join the fun. Kite flying contingent on weather/winds; rain date August 20, 11-4.


To keep admission and activities free and to support our cause of caring for Lake Michigan and Crescent Beach, we rely on donations and sponsorships.

Every dollar matters. Thanks in advance for your support to an event and a cause that we love.

Interested in becoming an official sponsor? Download the form.

Want to donate to the cause as a supporter? Make a quick online donation

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors & Donors


City of Algoma Community Development Committee


CTI Hospitality Inc.Homestead Kitchen & Tap Algoma



A&W Algoma


Denny's SuperValu

Fox Communities Credit Union

Precision Machine

Quantum Technologies Algoma, WI

Sue Hepp & Family



Blazkovec, Blazkovec, & Downey Algoma LawyersForestville Builders

FTS Technology Group

Grosbeier Auto & Towing

The Haven Algoma
The Pabich Family



Ahnapee Brewery
Algoma Family Dentistry
Bank of Luxemburg
Bay Shore Outfitters
BellaLuna’s Apothecary & Boutique
Blue Yorkie Juicery
Ebert Enterprises
Family First Chiropractic
Flanigan Distributing Inc
Gail Force Sportfishing
Hometown Pharmacy
Karen Hayward
Lady Bug  Glass Studio & Gallery
Lakeshore Vision Center
McMahon’s Furniture
Millie’s Pub & Grub
Nicolet Bank
Olson Fabrication
Red’s Pub & Grill
Robert Ray Gallery
The Pottery Co-op
Timber Trail Campground
Tina Marie’s Boutique
Weber Insurance Services
Yardstick Books


Erin Mueller
Lori Caccippio
Ruse Cocktail Bar
Seiler Tire
Schinkten Insurance
Tiffany McCoy


A special thank you goes out to…

Bob and Bonnie Junio
Hotel Stebbins
Wisconsin Kiters Club
Chow Chong

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